Minnow is a general term for freshwater and saltwater fish, especially those used
as bait fish or ... Topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis occidentalis): An
endangered minnow species which are found...
Various kinds of minnow live in almost all freshwater (and some in brackish water
) habitats. These range from headwater bogs, swamps, and springs to rivers, ...
North America alone (north of Mexico) has over 230 species of minnows. In
Pennsylvania, 39 native minnow species have been documented in recent years,
There are 2 main types of chubs that fishermen use on a regular basis and they
are the ... Fathead minnows are the most popular type of freshwater bait fish.
Types of Minnows. The minnow family comprises the largest variety of fish in
North America. Minnows have strong adaptive skills that allow them to thrive in ...
Certain species, eg, pugnose minnow (Notropis emiliae), are sensitive to
urbanization and to agricultural practices that increase the silt load in rivers.
Over 290 species of minnows occur in North America; 67 species are known from
Virginia. The term minnow commonly refers to any small fish, but rightly is ...
The bluntnose minnow is a very small silver fish, long and thin with a dark stripe
from snout to tail. At the bottom of the tail the stripe becomes a dot. Upperparts ...
Minnow, River Darter, River Redhorse, Silver Chub, Silver Shiner and Spotted
Sucker ..... Similar species: Blacknose Shiner, Bridle Shiner, Pugnose Minnow, ...
These fish will not get over 3 inches long, so unlike many types of minnows, the
Fathead will never turn into a predator.